CASE ACCESSION AND SHIPPING INFORMATION
|Please ship live animals and
clinical samples to:
Gilroy, California 95020
Tel: (408) 847-2002
Fax: (408) 847-4176
All submitted samples must be accompanied by a completed Request
for Laboratory Examination and an approved Purchase Order from your
institution/company. Other methods of payment must be arranged in advance with our
business office. First time customers will receive a call from our business office prior
to the start of testing.
Before sending animals or samples, please contact our lab. We can
provide detailed instructions on sample submission and shipping, and provide you with
For our customers in the San Francisco Bay area, free sample
pickup is available; please call our business office for more details.
All shipments of either live animals or clinical samples must be
packaged and labeled in an appropriate manner, consistent with current regulatory
recommendations. Please be aware of scheduling, holidays, and weather conditions prior to
shipping live animals
||Please submit the Request for Laboratory Examination form
either with your shipment or in advance by FAX (408-847-4176). Blank forms can be faxed to
you; please call our office at (408) 847-2002.
- Please complete all information at the top of the form,
including the box labeled "Request Summary". The summary you provide in this box
is critical, because it tells us what information you want from the testing. Also, any
missing information at the top of the form will delay testing, since we will have to
contact you for the information before testing begins.
- Please use a separate form for each species submitted and
each type of test samples submitted. Types of test samples are covered on separate parts
of the lower form, and include:
I. Health screening profiles III. Serologic panels
II. Diagnostic examinations IV. Individual assays
- If "Health Status Profiles" are requested,
please provide information for each line (lines a through c). For other test
types, questions are self-explanatory. Complete responses will help the laboratory provide
you with optimal test results.
Simonsen Laboratories offers full service diagnostic and
health status testing for rodents, rabbits, and other species. For more information on
specific testing panels and other services, please contact us at